I revisited the mill years after my documentary. Now it is even more destroyed and surrounded by new fences.
Devan setting up his 4×5 camera.
A wooden mold sitting outside of the foundry.
A small wood-paneled office for the on-duty keeper to use.
Days after the long-flooded basement was pumped out. Note the water lines!
The front door to the auditorium.
After crushing, these machines would float lighter material to the surface of the water, where it would be skimmed and discarded. Gold and silver laden stone would sink to the bottom, where it was collected for the next stage of processing. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
Ryan, as seen from the crane ladder.
Here you can see the end of the scrapping phase in 2011.